Listeria

Recent News

Dec 19, 2014

Listeria tied to caramel apples prompts broad CDC warning

After 28 cases and 5 deaths, officials warn against eating any commercially made caramel apples.

Dec 05, 2014

News Scan for Dec 05, 2014

New Saudi MERS case
More Salmonella from sprouts
Listeria outbreak in cheese over
Nov 10, 2014

News Scan for Nov 10, 2014

Spike in chikungunya cases
Listeriosis from mung sprouts
New Saudi MERS case
C diff underdiagnosis
Oct 31, 2014

News Scan for Oct 31, 2014

H5N1 seroprevalence in Egypt
Flublok vaccine approval
Listeria in soft cheese
Sep 17, 2014

News Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Another Saudi MERS case
Global listeriosis burden
More polio in Pakistan
Tainted measles vaccine in Syria
Apr 25, 2014

News Scan for Apr 25, 2014

Ebola outbreak slowing
Deli food safety
Anti-malaria efforts
HPV test approved
CDC probes anatomical donation facility
Mar 12, 2014

FDA shutters cheese facility in wake of Listeria findings

The FDA pulled the firm's food facility registration based on inspection findings.

Mar 05, 2014

News Scan for Mar 05, 2014

2 new Saudi MERS cases
Blood test for vCJD
Deadliest foodborne pathogens
Possible Marburg drug
H5N8 in South Korea
Feb 25, 2014

News Scan for Feb 25, 2014

Listeria-related recall
BSE in Germany
Feb 24, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Feb 24, 2014

Listeria outbreak in 2 states
FDA adulteration rule

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

den Bakker HC, Warchocki S, Wright EM, et al. Five new species of Listeria (L. floridensis sp. nov, L. aquatica sp. nov., L. cornellensis sp. nov. L. riparia sp. nov., and L. grandensis sp. nov.) from agricultural and natural environments in the United States. IJSEM 2014 (published onine Mar 5)

Elinav H, Hershko-Klement A, Valinsky L, et al. Pregnancy associated listeriosis clinical characteristics and geospatial analysis of 10 years in Israel. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online Jun 27)

Girard D, Leclercq A, Laurent E, et al. Pregnancy-related listeriosis in France, 1984 to 2011, with a focus on 606 cases from 1999 to 2011. Euro Surveill 2014 Sep 25;19(38):pii=20909

Lopez-Valladares G, Tham W, Parihar VS, et al. Human isolates of Listeria monocytogenes in Sweden during half a century (1958-2010). Epidemiol Infect 2014 (published online Jan 20)

Maertens de Noordhout C, Devleesschauwer B, Angulo FJ, et al. The global burden of listeriosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2014 (published online Sep 16)

Perez-Trallero E, Zigorraga C, Artieda J, et al. Two outbreaks of Listeria monocytogenes infection, northern Spain. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Nov 7)

Silk BJ, McCoy MH, Iwamoto M, et al. Foodborne listeriosis acquired in hospitals. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online May 20)

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